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Maritza
Maritza, 42, is a strong woman and a fighter. She is separated since her husband left and she had to raise her child by herself. But he is grown and independent now. Now she lives alone in her own house and what she wants most is to be able to work to generate income that will allow her to enjoy a peaceful old age.

Her work is clothes-making. Many times, she waits for a customer to come and order a design or alterations for an article of clothing. On other occasions she is inspired by new designs and creates her own clothing. She also makes sheets and curtains to sell among her customers, family, and friends. Her workshop is in her house, where she equipped a place to work calmly. She has had this business for 11 years and with time she learned to put a good finish on her work. She likes what she does, since she is independent, has her own work schedule, and she also gives other people the opportunity to work, since in certain seasons she hires employees when she has too many orders and she alone can't fill them. She remembers a lot how she started this activity, since she worked for someone else and sought to start her own business and this good decision is reflected now in the income that she earns. She wants to continue with her work and in the future be able to have a bigger workshop with more machines and more workers.

This is her fourth loan from MFP. She is very thankful to the people who make her loan possible and give her the opportunity to keep working to achieve her goals. She is also committed to making her payments on time with lots of responsibility.

With the sought-after sum, 1000 soles, she will buy materials like thread, needles, buttons, fabric, backing and lace to keep making the clothing and sheets that she sells. She will also buy some equipment what she needs to replace.
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Maritza tiene 42 años, es una mujer fuerte y luchadora. Está separa del que fue su esposo y tuvo que criar a su hijo ella sola; pero él ya es mayor e independiente. Ahora ella vive sola en su casa propia y lo que más desea es poder trabajar para así generar los recursos que le permitan disfrutar de una vejez tranquila.

Su trabajo es la confección de prendas de vestir, muchas veces espera que el cliente venga y le pida un diseño o la refacción de alguna prenda, en otras ocasiones ella misma se inspira en nuevos diseños y crea sus propias prendas. También se dedica a confeccionar sabanas y cortinas para venderlas entre sus clientes, familiares y amigos. Su taller está ubicado en su casa, donde acondicionó un lugar para trabajar tranquila. Lleva realizando este negocio por 11 años y con el tiempo aprendió a darle un buen acabado a su trabajo. Le gusta lo que hace, pues es independiente, tiene su propio horario de trabajo y además le brinda a otras personas la oportunidad de laborar, ya que en ciertas temporadas contrata personal cuando tiene demasiados pedidos y no se abastece ella sola. Recuerda mucho cómo se inició en esta actividad, ya que trabajaba para otra persona y buscó consolidar su propio negocio y esa decisión acertada ahora se refleja en los ingresos que percibe. Desea continuar realizando su trabajo y más adelante poder tener un taller más grande con más máquinas y más trabajadores.

Este es su cuarto préstamo con la institución MFP, por ello agradece a las personas que hacen posible su crédito y le dan la oportunidad de continuar trabajando para lograr sus objetivos, además está comprometida al pago puntual de sus cuotas con mucha responsabilidad.

Con el monto solicitado, 1000 soles, comprará materiales como hilos, agujas, botones, telas, forros y blondas para continuar confeccionando las prendas de vestir y las sábanas que pone a la venta. También comprará algunos útiles que le hacen falta renovar.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 129
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $57,372,500
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.6
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $400 helped Maritza to buy thread, needles, buttons, fabric, backing, and lace to keep making the clothing and sheets that she sells. She will also buy some equipment that needs replacing.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Jul 18, 2012
Listed
Aug 24, 2012
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Feb 15, 2013